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Clues fill 1040x form 16. Clues fill 1040x form   Reporting Gains and Losses Table of Contents What's New Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Reporting Capital Gains and Losses Exception 1. Clues fill 1040x form Exception 2. Clues fill 1040x form File Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with the IRS. Clues fill 1040x form Capital Losses Capital Gain Tax Rates What's New Maximum capital gain rates. Clues fill 1040x form . Clues fill 1040x form  For 2013, the maximum capital gain rates are 0%, 15%, 20%, 25%, and 28%. Clues fill 1040x form Introduction This chapter discusses how to report capital gains and losses from sales, exchanges, and other dispositions of investment property on Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040). Clues fill 1040x form The discussion includes the following topics. Clues fill 1040x form How to report short-term gains and losses. Clues fill 1040x form How to report long-term gains and losses. Clues fill 1040x form How to figure capital loss carryovers. Clues fill 1040x form How to figure your tax on a net capital gain. Clues fill 1040x form If you sell or otherwise dispose of property used in a trade or business or for the production of income, see Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets, before completing Schedule D (Form 1040). Clues fill 1040x form Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 537 Installment Sales 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 550 Investment Income and Expenses Form (and Instructions) 4797 Sales of Business Property 6252 Installment Sale Income 8582 Passive Activity Loss Limitations 8949 Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets Schedule D (Form 1040) Capital Gains and Losses Reporting Capital Gains and Losses Generally, report capital gains and losses on Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form Complete Form 8949 before you complete line 1b, 2, 3, 8b, 9, or 10 of Schedule D (Form 1040). Clues fill 1040x form Use Form 8949 to report: The sale or exchange of a capital asset not reported on another form or schedule; Gains from involuntary conversions (other than from casualty or theft) of capital assets not held for business or profit; and Nonbusiness bad debts. Clues fill 1040x form Use Schedule D (Form 1040): To figure the overall gain or loss from transactions reported on Form 8949; To report a gain from Form 6252 or Part I of Form 4797; To report a gain or loss from Form 4684, 6781, or 8824; To report capital gain distributions not reported directly on Form 1040 or Form 1040A; To report a capital loss carryover from the previous tax year to the current tax year; To report your share of a gain or (loss) from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust; To report transactions reported to you on a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) showing basis was reported to the IRS and to which none of the Form 8949 adjustments or codes apply; and To report undistributed long-term capital gains from Form 2439. Clues fill 1040x form On Form 8949, enter all sales and exchanges of capital assets, including stocks, bonds, etc. Clues fill 1040x form , and real estate (if not reported on Form 4684, 4797, 6252, 6781, 8824, or line 1a or 8a of Schedule D). Clues fill 1040x form Include these transactions even if you did not receive a Form 1099-B or 1099-S (or substitute statement) for the transaction. Clues fill 1040x form Report short-term gains or losses in Part I. Clues fill 1040x form Report long-term gains or losses in Part II. Clues fill 1040x form Use as many Forms 8949 as you need. Clues fill 1040x form Exceptions to filing Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040). Clues fill 1040x form   There are certain situations where you may not have to file Form 8949 and/or Schedule D (Form 1040). Clues fill 1040x form Exception 1. Clues fill 1040x form   You do not have to file Form 8949 or Schedule D (Form 1040) if you have no capital losses and your only capital gains are capital gain distributions from Form(s) 1099-DIV, box 2a (or substitute statements). Clues fill 1040x form (If any Form(s) 1099-DIV (or substitute statements) you receive have an amount in box 2b (unrecaptured section 1250 gain), box 2c (section 1202 gain), or box 2d (collectibles (28%) gain), you do not qualify for this exception. Clues fill 1040x form ) If you qualify for this exception, report your capital gain distributions directly on line 13 of Form 1040 (and check the box on line 13). Clues fill 1040x form Also use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions to figure your tax. Clues fill 1040x form You can report your capital gain distributions on line 10 of Form 1040A, instead of on Form 1040, if none of the Forms 1099-DIV (or substitute statements) you received have an amount in box 2b, 2c, or 2d, and you do not have to file Form 1040. Clues fill 1040x form Exception 2. Clues fill 1040x form   You must file Schedule D (Form 1040), but generally do not have to file Form 8949, if Exception 1 does not apply and your only capital gains and losses are: Capital gain distributions; A capital loss carryover; A gain from Form 2439 or 6252 or Part I of Form 4797; A gain or loss from Form 4684, 6781, or 8824; A gain or loss from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust; or Gains and losses from transactions for which you received a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) that shows the basis was reported to the IRS and for which you do not need to make any adjustments in column (g) of Form 8949 or enter any codes in column (f) of Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form Installment sales. Clues fill 1040x form   You cannot use the installment method to report a gain from the sale of stock or securities traded on an established securities market. Clues fill 1040x form You must report the entire gain in the year of sale (the year in which the trade date occurs). Clues fill 1040x form Passive activity gains and losses. Clues fill 1040x form    If you have gains or losses from a passive activity, you may also have to report them on Form 8582. Clues fill 1040x form In some cases, the loss may be limited under the passive activity rules. Clues fill 1040x form Refer to Form 8582 and its instructions for more information about reporting capital gains and losses from a passive activity. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1099-B transactions. Clues fill 1040x form   If you sold property, such as stocks, bonds, or certain commodities, through a broker, you should receive Form 1099-B or substitute statement from the broker. Clues fill 1040x form Use the Form 1099-B or the substitute statement to complete Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form If you sold a covered security in 2013, your broker should send you a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) that shows your basis. Clues fill 1040x form This will help you complete Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form Generally, a covered security is a security you acquired after 2010. Clues fill 1040x form   Report the gross proceeds shown in box 2a of Form 1099-B as the sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. Clues fill 1040x form However, if the broker advises you, in box 2a of Form 1099-B, that gross proceeds (sales price) less commissions and option premiums were reported to the IRS, enter that net sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. Clues fill 1040x form    Include in column (g) any expense of sale, such as broker's fees, commissions, state and local transfer taxes, and option premiums, unless you reported the net sales price in column (d). Clues fill 1040x form If you include an expense of sale in column (g), enter “E” in column (f). Clues fill 1040x form Form 1099-CAP transactions. Clues fill 1040x form   If a corporation in which you own stock has had a change in control or a substantial change in capital structure, you should receive Form 1099-CAP or a substitute statement from the corporation. Clues fill 1040x form Use the Form 1099-CAP or substitute statement to fill in Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form If your computations show that you would have a loss because of the change, do not enter any amounts on Form 8949 or Schedule D (Form 1040). Clues fill 1040x form You cannot claim a loss on Schedule D (Form 1040) as a result of this transaction. Clues fill 1040x form   Report the aggregate amount received shown in box 2 of Form 1099-CAP as the sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1099-S transactions. Clues fill 1040x form   If you sold or traded reportable real estate, you generally should receive from the real estate reporting person a Form 1099-S showing the gross proceeds. Clues fill 1040x form    “Reportable real estate” is defined as any present or future ownership interest in any of the following: Improved or unimproved land, including air space; Inherently permanent structures, including any residential, commercial, or industrial building; A condominium unit and its accessory fixtures and common elements, including land; and Stock in a cooperative housing corporation (as defined in section 216 of the Internal Revenue Code). Clues fill 1040x form   A “real estate reporting person” could include the buyer's attorney, your attorney, the title or escrow company, a mortgage lender, your broker, the buyer's broker, or the person acquiring the biggest interest in the property. Clues fill 1040x form   Your Form 1099-S will show the gross proceeds from the sale or exchange in box 2. Clues fill 1040x form See the Instructions for Form 8949 and the Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040) for how to report these transactions and include them in Part I or Part II of Form 8949 as appropriate. Clues fill 1040x form However, report like-kind exchanges on Form 8824 instead. Clues fill 1040x form   It is unlawful for any real estate reporting person to separately charge you for complying with the requirement to file Form 1099-S. Clues fill 1040x form Nominees. Clues fill 1040x form   If you receive gross proceeds as a nominee (that is, the gross proceeds are in your name but actually belong to someone else), see the Instructions for Form 8949 for how to report these amounts on Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form File Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with the IRS. Clues fill 1040x form   If you received gross proceeds as a nominee in 2013, you must file a Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S for those proceeds with the IRS. Clues fill 1040x form Send the Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with a Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U. Clues fill 1040x form S. Clues fill 1040x form Information Returns, to your Internal Revenue Service Center by February 28, 2014 (March 31, 2014, if you file Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S electronically). Clues fill 1040x form Give the actual owner of the proceeds Copy B of the Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S by February 18, 2014. Clues fill 1040x form On Form 1099-B, you should be listed as the “Payer. Clues fill 1040x form ” The other owner should be listed as the “Recipient. Clues fill 1040x form ” On Form 1099-S, you should be listed as the “Filer. Clues fill 1040x form ” The other owner should be listed as the “Transferor. Clues fill 1040x form ” You do not have to file a Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S to show proceeds for your spouse. Clues fill 1040x form For more information about the reporting requirements and the penalties for failure to file (or furnish) certain information returns, see the General Instructions for Certain Information Returns. Clues fill 1040x form If you are filing electronically see Publication 1220. Clues fill 1040x form Sale of property bought at various times. Clues fill 1040x form   If you sell a block of stock or other property that you bought at various times, report the short-term gain or loss from the sale on one row in Part I of Form 8949, and the long-term gain or loss on one row in Part II of Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form Write “Various” in column (b) for the “Date acquired. Clues fill 1040x form ” Sale expenses. Clues fill 1040x form    On Form 8949, include in column (g) any expense of sale, such as broker's fees, commissions, state and local transfer taxes, and option premiums, unless you reported the net sales price in column (d). Clues fill 1040x form If you include an expense of sale in column (g), enter “E” in column (f). Clues fill 1040x form   For more information about adjustments to basis, see chapter 13. Clues fill 1040x form Short-term gains and losses. Clues fill 1040x form   Capital gain or loss on the sale or trade of investment property held 1 year or less is a short-term capital gain or loss. Clues fill 1040x form You report it in Part I of Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form   You combine your share of short-term capital gain or loss from partnerships, S corporations, estates, and trusts, and any short-term capital loss carryover, with your other short-term capital gains and losses to figure your net short-term capital gain or loss on line 7 of Schedule D (Form 1040). Clues fill 1040x form Long-term gains and losses. Clues fill 1040x form    A capital gain or loss on the sale or trade of investment property held more than 1 year is a long-term capital gain or loss. Clues fill 1040x form You report it in Part II of Form 8949. Clues fill 1040x form   You report the following in Part II of Schedule D (Form 1040): Undistributed long-term capital gains from a mutual fund (or other regulated investment company) or real estate investment trust (REIT); Your share of long-term capital gains or losses from partnerships, S corporations, estates, and trusts; All capital gain distributions from mutual funds and REITs not reported directly on line 10 of Form 1040A or line 13 of Form 1040; and Long-term capital loss carryovers. Clues fill 1040x form    The result after combining these items with your other long-term capital gains and losses is your net long-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 15). Clues fill 1040x form Total net gain or loss. Clues fill 1040x form   To figure your total net gain or loss, combine your net short-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 7) with your net long-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 15). Clues fill 1040x form Enter the result on Schedule D (Form 1040), Part III, line 16. Clues fill 1040x form If your losses are more than your gains, see Capital Losses , next. Clues fill 1040x form If both lines 15 and 16 of your Schedule D (Form 1040) are gains and your taxable income on your Form 1040 is more than zero, see Capital Gain Tax Rates , later. Clues fill 1040x form Capital Losses If your capital losses are more than your capital gains, you can claim a capital loss deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Report the amount of the deduction on line 13 of Form 1040, in parentheses. Clues fill 1040x form Limit on deduction. Clues fill 1040x form   Your allowable capital loss deduction, figured on Schedule D (Form 1040), is the lesser of: $3,000 ($1,500 if you are married and file a separate return); or Your total net loss as shown on line 16 of Schedule D (Form 1040). Clues fill 1040x form   You can use your total net loss to reduce your income dollar for dollar, up to the $3,000 limit. Clues fill 1040x form Capital loss carryover. Clues fill 1040x form   If you have a total net loss on line 16 of Schedule D (Form 1040) that is more than the yearly limit on capital loss deductions, you can carry over the unused part to the next year and treat it as if you had incurred it in that next year. Clues fill 1040x form If part of the loss is still unused, you can carry it over to later years until it is completely used up. Clues fill 1040x form   When you figure the amount of any capital loss carryover to the next year, you must take the current year's allowable deduction into account, whether or not you claimed it and whether or not you filed a return for the current year. Clues fill 1040x form   When you carry over a loss, it remains long term or short term. Clues fill 1040x form A long-term capital loss you carry over to the next tax year will reduce that year's long-term capital gains before it reduces that year's short-term capital gains. Clues fill 1040x form Figuring your carryover. Clues fill 1040x form   The amount of your capital loss carryover is the amount of your total net loss that is more than the lesser of: Your allowable capital loss deduction for the year; or Your taxable income increased by your allowable capital loss deduction for the year and your deduction for personal exemptions. Clues fill 1040x form   If your deductions are more than your gross income for the tax year, use your negative taxable income in computing the amount in item (2). Clues fill 1040x form    Complete the Capital Loss Carryover Worksheet in the Instructions for Schedule D or Publication 550 to determine the part of your capital loss that you can carry over. Clues fill 1040x form Example. Clues fill 1040x form Bob and Gloria sold securities in 2013. Clues fill 1040x form The sales resulted in a capital loss of $7,000. Clues fill 1040x form They had no other capital transactions. Clues fill 1040x form Their taxable income was $26,000. Clues fill 1040x form On their joint 2013 return, they can deduct $3,000. Clues fill 1040x form The unused part of the loss, $4,000 ($7,000 − $3,000), can be carried over to 2014. Clues fill 1040x form If their capital loss had been $2,000, their capital loss deduction would have been $2,000. Clues fill 1040x form They would have no carryover. Clues fill 1040x form Use short-term losses first. Clues fill 1040x form   When you figure your capital loss carryover, use your short-term capital losses first, even if you incurred them after a long-term capital loss. Clues fill 1040x form If you have not reached the limit on the capital loss deduction after using the short-term capital losses, use the long-term capital losses until you reach the limit. Clues fill 1040x form Decedent's capital loss. Clues fill 1040x form    A capital loss sustained by a decedent during his or her last tax year (or carried over to that year from an earlier year) can be deducted only on the final income tax return filed for the decedent. Clues fill 1040x form The capital loss limits discussed earlier still apply in this situation. Clues fill 1040x form The decedent's estate cannot deduct any of the loss or carry it over to following years. Clues fill 1040x form Joint and separate returns. Clues fill 1040x form   If you and your spouse once filed separate returns and are now filing a joint return, combine your separate capital loss carryovers. Clues fill 1040x form However, if you and your spouse once filed a joint return and are now filing separate returns, any capital loss carryover from the joint return can be deducted only on the return of the spouse who actually had the loss. Clues fill 1040x form Capital Gain Tax Rates The tax rates that apply to a net capital gain are generally lower than the tax rates that apply to other income. Clues fill 1040x form These lower rates are called the maximum capital gain rates. Clues fill 1040x form The term “net capital gain” means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss. Clues fill 1040x form For 2013, the maximum capital gain rates are 0%, 15%, 20%, 25%, and 28%. Clues fill 1040x form See Table 16-1 for details. Clues fill 1040x form If you figure your tax using the maximum capital gain rate and the regular tax computation results in a lower tax, the regular tax computation applies. Clues fill 1040x form Example. Clues fill 1040x form All of your net capital gain is from selling collectibles, so the capital gain rate would be 28%. Clues fill 1040x form If you are otherwise subject to a rate lower than 28%, the 28% rate does not apply. Clues fill 1040x form Investment interest deducted. Clues fill 1040x form   If you claim a deduction for investment interest, you may have to reduce the amount of your net capital gain that is eligible for the capital gain tax rates. Clues fill 1040x form Reduce it by the amount of the net capital gain you choose to include in investment income when figuring the limit on your investment interest deduction. Clues fill 1040x form This is done on the Schedule D Tax Worksheet or the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet. Clues fill 1040x form For more information about the limit on investment interest, see Interest Expenses in chapter 3 of Publication 550. Clues fill 1040x form Table 16-1. Clues fill 1040x form What Is Your Maximum Capital Gain Rate? IF your net capital gain is from . Clues fill 1040x form . Clues fill 1040x form . Clues fill 1040x form THEN your  maximum capital gain rate is . Clues fill 1040x form . Clues fill 1040x form . Clues fill 1040x form a collectibles gain 28% an eligible gain on qualified small business stock minus the section 1202 exclusion 28% an unrecaptured section 1250 gain 25% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 39. Clues fill 1040x form 6% 20% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 25%, 28%, 33%, or 35% 15% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 10% or 15% 0% 1 Other gain means any gain that is not collectibles gain, gain on qualified small business stock, or unrecaptured section 1250 gain. Clues fill 1040x form     Collectibles gain or loss. Clues fill 1040x form   This is gain or loss from the sale or trade of a work of art, rug, antique, metal (such as gold, silver, and platinum bullion), gem, stamp, coin, or alcoholic beverage held more than 1 year. Clues fill 1040x form   Collectibles gain includes gain from sale of an interest in a partnership, S corporation, or trust due to unrealized appreciation of collectibles. Clues fill 1040x form Gain on qualified small business stock. Clues fill 1040x form    If you realized a gain from qualified small business stock that you held more than 5 years, you generally can exclude some or all of your gain under section 1202. Clues fill 1040x form The eligible gain minus your section 1202 exclusion is a 28% rate gain. Clues fill 1040x form See Gains on Qualified Small Business Stock in chapter 4 of Publication 550. Clues fill 1040x form Unrecaptured section 1250 gain. Clues fill 1040x form    Generally, this is any part of your capital gain from selling section 1250 property (real property) that is due to depreciation (but not more than your net section 1231 gain), reduced by any net loss in the 28% group. Clues fill 1040x form Use the Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain Worksheet in the Schedule D (Form 1040) instructions to figure your unrecaptured section 1250 gain. Clues fill 1040x form For more information about section 1250 property and section 1231 gain, see chapter 3 of Publication 544. Clues fill 1040x form Tax computation using maximum capital gain rates. Clues fill 1040x form   Use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet or the Schedule D Tax Worksheet (whichever applies) to figure your tax if you have qualified dividends or net capital gain. Clues fill 1040x form You have net capital gain if Schedule D (Form 1040), lines 15 and 16, are both gains. Clues fill 1040x form Schedule D Tax Worksheet. Clues fill 1040x form   Use the Schedule D Tax Worksheet in the Schedule D (Form 1040) instructions to figure your tax if: You have to file Schedule D (Form 1040); and Schedule D (Form 1040), line 18 (28% rate gain) or line 19 (unrecaptured section 1250 gain), is more than zero. Clues fill 1040x form Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet. Clues fill 1040x form   If you do not have to use the Schedule D Tax Worksheet (as explained above) and any of the following apply, use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the instructions for Form 1040 or Form 1040A (whichever you file) to figure your tax. Clues fill 1040x form You received qualified dividends. Clues fill 1040x form (See Qualified Dividends in chapter 8. Clues fill 1040x form ) You do not have to file Schedule D (Form 1040) and you received capital gain distributions. Clues fill 1040x form (See Exceptions to filing Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040) , earlier. Clues fill 1040x form ) Schedule D (Form 1040), lines 15 and 16, are both more than zero. Clues fill 1040x form Alternative minimum tax. Clues fill 1040x form   These capital gain rates are also used in figuring alternative minimum tax. Clues fill 1040x form Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Clues fill 1040x form Publication 536 - Main Content Table of Contents NOL Steps How To Figure an NOLNonbusiness deductions (line 6). Clues fill 1040x form Nonbusiness income (line 7). Clues fill 1040x form Nonbusiness capital losses. Clues fill 1040x form Business capital losses. Clues fill 1040x form Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule A When To Use an NOLExceptions to 2-Year Carryback Rule Waiving the Carryback Period How To Carry an NOL Back or Forward How To Claim an NOL DeductionDeducting a Carryback Deducting a Carryforward Change in Marital Status Change in Filing Status Illustrated Form 1045 How To Figure an NOL CarryoverIllustrated Form 1045, Schedule B NOL Carryover From 2013 to 2014Worksheet Instructions How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics NOL Steps Follow Steps 1 through 5 to figure and use your NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Step 1. Clues fill 1040x form   Complete your tax return for the year. Clues fill 1040x form You may have an NOL if a negative figure appears on the line below: Individuals — Form 1040, line 41, or Form 1040NR, line 39. Clues fill 1040x form Estates and trusts — Form 1041, line 22. Clues fill 1040x form   If the amount on that line is not negative, stop here — you do not have an NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Step 2. Clues fill 1040x form   Determine whether you have an NOL and its amount. Clues fill 1040x form See How To Figure an NOL , later. Clues fill 1040x form If you do not have an NOL, stop here. Clues fill 1040x form Step 3. Clues fill 1040x form   Decide whether to carry the NOL back to a past year or to waive the carryback period and instead carry the NOL forward to a future year. Clues fill 1040x form See When To Use an NOL , later. Clues fill 1040x form Step 4. Clues fill 1040x form   Deduct the NOL in the carryback or carryforward year. Clues fill 1040x form See How To Claim an NOL Deduction , later. Clues fill 1040x form If your NOL deduction is equal to or less than your taxable income without the deduction, stop here — you have used up your NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Step 5. Clues fill 1040x form   Determine the amount of your unused NOL. Clues fill 1040x form See How To Figure an NOL Carryover , later. Clues fill 1040x form Carry over the unused NOL to the next carryback or carryforward year and begin again at Step 4. Clues fill 1040x form Note. Clues fill 1040x form   If your NOL deduction includes more than one NOL amount, apply Step 5 separately to each NOL amount, starting with the amount from the earliest year. Clues fill 1040x form How To Figure an NOL If your deductions for the year are more than your income for the year, you may have an NOL. Clues fill 1040x form There are rules that limit what you can deduct when figuring an NOL. Clues fill 1040x form In general, the following items are not allowed when figuring an NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Any deduction for personal exemptions. Clues fill 1040x form Capital losses in excess of capital gains. Clues fill 1040x form The section 1202 exclusion of the gain from the sale or exchange of qualified small business stock. Clues fill 1040x form Nonbusiness deductions in excess of nonbusiness income. Clues fill 1040x form The net operating loss deduction. Clues fill 1040x form The domestic production activities deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1045, Schedule A. Clues fill 1040x form   Use Form 1045, Schedule A, to figure an NOL. Clues fill 1040x form The following discussion explains Schedule A and includes an illustrated example. Clues fill 1040x form   First, complete Form 1045, Schedule A, line 1, using amounts from your return. Clues fill 1040x form If line 1 is a negative amount, you may have an NOL. Clues fill 1040x form   Next, complete the rest of Form 1045, Schedule A, to figure your NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Nonbusiness deductions (line 6). Clues fill 1040x form   Enter on line 6 deductions that are not connected to your trade or business or your employment. Clues fill 1040x form Examples of deductions not related to your trade or business are: Alimony paid, Deductions for contributions to an IRA or a self-employed retirement plan, Health savings account deduction, Archer medical savings account deduction, Most itemized deductions (except for casualty and theft losses, state income tax on trade and business income, and any employee business expenses), and The standard deduction. Clues fill 1040x form   Do not include on line 6 the deduction for personal exemptions for you, your spouse, or your dependents. Clues fill 1040x form   Do not enter business deductions on line 6. Clues fill 1040x form These are deductions that are connected to your trade or business. Clues fill 1040x form They include the following. Clues fill 1040x form State income tax on income attributable to trade or business (including wages, salary, and unemployment compensation). Clues fill 1040x form Moving expenses. Clues fill 1040x form Educator expenses. Clues fill 1040x form The deduction for the deductible part of self-employed health insurance. Clues fill 1040x form Domestic production activities deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Rental losses. Clues fill 1040x form Loss on the sale or exchange of business real estate or depreciable property. Clues fill 1040x form Your share of a business loss from a partnership or an S corporation. Clues fill 1040x form Ordinary loss on the sale or exchange of stock in a small business corporation or a small business investment company. Clues fill 1040x form If you itemize your deductions, casualty and theft losses (even if they involve nonbusiness property) and employee business expenses (such as union dues, uniforms, tools, education expenses, and travel and transportation expenses). Clues fill 1040x form Loss on the sale of accounts receivable (if you use an accrual method of accounting). Clues fill 1040x form Interest and litigation expenses on state and federal income taxes related to your business. Clues fill 1040x form Unrecovered investment in a pension or annuity claimed on a decedent's final return. Clues fill 1040x form Payment by a federal employee to buy back sick leave used in an earlier year. Clues fill 1040x form Nonbusiness income (line 7). Clues fill 1040x form   Enter on line 7 only income that is not related to your trade or business or your employment. Clues fill 1040x form For example, enter your annuity income, dividends, and interest on investments. Clues fill 1040x form Also, include your share of nonbusiness income from partnerships and S corporations. Clues fill 1040x form   Do not include on line 7 the income you receive from your trade or business or your employment. Clues fill 1040x form This includes salaries and wages, self-employment income, unemployment compensation included in your gross income, and your share of business income from partnerships and S corporations. Clues fill 1040x form Also, do not include rental income or ordinary gain from the sale or other disposition of business real estate or depreciable business property. Clues fill 1040x form Adjustment for section 1202 exclusion (line 17). Clues fill 1040x form   Enter on line 17 any gain you excluded under section 1202 on the sale or exchange of qualified small business stock. Clues fill 1040x form Adjustments for capital losses (lines 19–22). Clues fill 1040x form   The amount deductible for capital losses is limited based on whether the losses are business capital losses or nonbusiness capital losses. Clues fill 1040x form Nonbusiness capital losses. Clues fill 1040x form   You can deduct your nonbusiness capital losses (line 2) only up to the amount of your nonbusiness capital gains without regard to any section 1202 exclusion (line 3). Clues fill 1040x form If your nonbusiness capital losses are more than your nonbusiness capital gains without regard to any section 1202 exclusion, you cannot deduct the excess. Clues fill 1040x form Business capital losses. Clues fill 1040x form   You can deduct your business capital losses (line 11) only up to the total of: Your nonbusiness capital gains that are more than the total of your nonbusiness capital losses and excess nonbusiness deductions (line 10), and Your total business capital gains without regard to any section 1202 exclusion (line 12). Clues fill 1040x form Domestic production activities deduction (line 23). Clues fill 1040x form   You cannot take the domestic production activities deduction when figuring your NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Enter on line 23 any domestic production activities deduction claimed on your return. Clues fill 1040x form NOLs from other years (line 24). Clues fill 1040x form   You cannot deduct any NOL carryovers or carrybacks from other years. Clues fill 1040x form Enter the total amount of your NOL deduction for losses from other years. Clues fill 1040x form Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule A The following example illustrates how to figure an NOL. Clues fill 1040x form It includes filled-in pages 1 and 2 of Form 1040 and Form 1045, Schedule A. Clues fill 1040x form Example. Clues fill 1040x form Glenn Johnson is in the retail record business. Clues fill 1040x form He is single and has the following income and deductions on his Form 1040 for 2013. Clues fill 1040x form See the illustrated Form 1040 , later. Clues fill 1040x form INCOME   Wages from part-time job $1,225 Interest on savings 425 Net long-term capital gain on sale of real estate used in business 2,000 Glenn's total income $3,650 DEDUCTIONS   Net loss from business (gross income of $67,000 minus expenses of $72,000) $5,000 Net short-term capital loss on sale of stock 1,000 Standard deduction 6,100 Personal exemption 3,900 Glenn's total deductions $16,000 Glenn's deductions exceed his income by $12,350 ($16,000 − $3,650). Clues fill 1040x form However, to figure whether he has an NOL, certain deductions are not allowed. Clues fill 1040x form He uses Form 1045, Schedule A, to figure his NOL. Clues fill 1040x form See the Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule A , later. Clues fill 1040x form The following items are not allowed on Form 1045, Schedule A. Clues fill 1040x form Nonbusiness net short-term capital loss $1,000 Nonbusiness deductions (standard deduction, $6,100) minus nonbusiness income (interest, $425) 5,675 Deduction for personal exemption 3,900 Total adjustments to net loss $10,575     Therefore, Glenn's NOL for 2013 is figured as follows: Glenn's total 2013 income $3,650 Less:     Glenn's original 2013 total deductions $16,000   Reduced by the disallowed items − 10,575 − 5,425 Glenn's NOL for 2013 $1,775 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Clues fill 1040x form Please click the link to view the image. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1040, page 1 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Clues fill 1040x form Please click the link to view the image. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1040, page 2 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Clues fill 1040x form Please click the link to view the image. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1045, page 2 When To Use an NOL Generally, if you have an NOL for a tax year ending in 2013, you must carry back the entire amount of the NOL to the 2 tax years before the NOL year (the carryback period), and then carry forward any remaining NOL for up to 20 years after the NOL year (the carryforward period). Clues fill 1040x form You can, however, choose not to carry back an NOL and only carry it forward. Clues fill 1040x form See Waiving the Carryback Period , later. Clues fill 1040x form You cannot deduct any part of the NOL remaining after the 20-year carryforward period. Clues fill 1040x form NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form   This is the year in which the NOL occurred. Clues fill 1040x form Exceptions to 2-Year Carryback Rule Eligible losses, farming losses, qualified disaster losses, and specified liability losses, all defined next, qualify for longer carryback periods. Clues fill 1040x form Eligible loss. Clues fill 1040x form   The carryback period for eligible losses is 3 years. Clues fill 1040x form Only the eligible loss portion of the NOL can be carried back 3 years. Clues fill 1040x form An eligible loss is any part of an NOL that: Is from a casualty or theft, or Is attributable to a federally declared disaster for a qualified small business or certain qualified farming businesses. Clues fill 1040x form Qualified small business. Clues fill 1040x form   A qualified small business is a sole proprietorship or a partnership that has average annual gross receipts (reduced by returns and allowances) of $5 million or less during the 3-year period ending with the tax year of the NOL. Clues fill 1040x form If the business did not exist for this entire 3-year period, use the period the business was in existence. Clues fill 1040x form   An eligible loss does not include a farming loss or a qualified disaster loss. Clues fill 1040x form Farming loss. Clues fill 1040x form   The carryback period for a farming loss is 5 years. Clues fill 1040x form Only the farming loss portion of the NOL can be carried back 5 years. Clues fill 1040x form A farming loss is the smaller of: The amount that would be the NOL for the tax year if only income and deductions attributable to farming businesses were taken into account, or The NOL for the tax year. Clues fill 1040x form Farming business. Clues fill 1040x form   A farming business is a trade or business involving cultivation of land or the raising or harvesting of any agricultural or horticultural commodity. Clues fill 1040x form A farming business can include operating a nursery or sod farm or raising or harvesting most ornamental trees or trees bearing fruit, nuts, or other crops. Clues fill 1040x form The raising, shearing, feeding, caring for, training, and management of animals is also considered a farming business. Clues fill 1040x form   A farming business does not include contract harvesting of an agricultural or horticultural commodity grown or raised by someone else. Clues fill 1040x form It also does not include a business in which you merely buy or sell plants or animals grown or raised entirely by someone else. Clues fill 1040x form Waiving the 5-year carryback. Clues fill 1040x form   You can choose to figure the carryback period for a farming loss without regard to the special 5-year carryback rule. Clues fill 1040x form To make this choice for 2013, attach to your 2013 income tax return filed by the due date (including extensions) a statement that you are choosing to treat any 2013 farming losses without regard to the special 5-year carryback rule. Clues fill 1040x form If you filed your original return on time but did not file the statement with it, you can make this choice on an amended return filed within 6 months after the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Clues fill 1040x form Attach an election statement to your amended return, and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Clues fill 1040x form 9100-2” at the top of the statement. Clues fill 1040x form Once made, this choice is irrevocable. Clues fill 1040x form Qualified disaster loss. Clues fill 1040x form   The carryback period for a qualified disaster loss is 5 years. Clues fill 1040x form Only the qualified disaster loss portion of the NOL can be carried back 5 years. Clues fill 1040x form A qualified disaster loss is the smaller of: The sum of: Any losses attributable to a federally declared disaster and occurring before January 1, 2010, in the disaster area, plus Any allowable qualified disaster expenses (even if you did not choose to treat those expenses as deductions in the current year), or The NOL for the tax year. Clues fill 1040x form Qualified disaster expenses. Clues fill 1040x form   A qualified disaster expense is any capital expense paid or incurred in connection with a trade or business or with business-related property which is: For the abatement or control of hazardous substances that were released as a result of a federally declared disaster occurring before January 1, 2010, For the removal of debris from, or the demolition of structures on, real property which is business-related property damaged or destroyed as a result of a federally declared disaster occurring before January 1, 2010, or For the repair of business-related property damaged as a result of a federally declared disaster occurring before January 1, 2010. Clues fill 1040x form Business-related property is property held for use in a trade or business, property held for the production of income, or inventory property. Clues fill 1040x form Note. Clues fill 1040x form Section 198A allows taxpayers to treat certain capital expenses (qualified disaster expenses) as deductions in the year the expenses were paid or incurred. Clues fill 1040x form Excluded losses. Clues fill 1040x form   A qualified disaster loss does not include any losses from property used in connection with any private or commercial golf course, country club, massage parlor, hot tub facility, suntan facility, or any store for which the principal business is the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off premises. Clues fill 1040x form   A qualified disaster loss also does not include any losses from any gambling or animal racing property. Clues fill 1040x form Gambling or animal racing property is any equipment, furniture, software, or other property used directly in connection with gambling, the racing of animals, or the on-site viewing of such racing, and the portion of any real property (determined by square footage) that is dedicated to gambling, the racing of animals, or the on-site viewing of such racing, unless this portion is less than 100 square feet. Clues fill 1040x form Specified liability loss. Clues fill 1040x form   The carryback period for a specified liability loss is 10 years. Clues fill 1040x form Only the specified liability loss portion of the NOL can be carried back 10 years. Clues fill 1040x form Generally, a specified liability loss is a loss arising from: Product liability and expenses incurred in the investigation or settlement of, or opposition to, product liability claims, or An act (or failure to act) that occurred at least 3 years before the beginning of the loss year and resulted in a liability under a federal or state law requiring: Reclamation of land, Dismantling of a drilling platform, Remediation of environmental contamination, or Payment under any workers compensation act. Clues fill 1040x form   Any loss from a liability arising from (1) through (4) above can be taken into account as a specified liability loss only if you used an accrual method of accounting throughout the period in which the act (or failure to act) occurred. Clues fill 1040x form For details, see section 172(f). Clues fill 1040x form Waiving the 10-year carryback. Clues fill 1040x form   You can choose to figure the carryback period for a specified liability loss without regard to the special 10-year carryback rule. Clues fill 1040x form To make this choice for 2013 attach to your 2013 income tax return filed by the due date (including extensions) a statement that you are choosing to treat any 2013 specified liability losses without regard to the special 10-year carryback rule. Clues fill 1040x form If you filed your original return on time but did not file the statement with it, you can make this choice on an amended return filed within 6 months after the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Clues fill 1040x form Attach a statement to your amended return and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Clues fill 1040x form 9100-2” at the top of the statement. Clues fill 1040x form Once made, this choice is irrevocable. Clues fill 1040x form Waiving the Carryback Period You can choose not to carry back your NOL. Clues fill 1040x form If you make this choice, then you can use your NOL only in the 20-year carryforward period. Clues fill 1040x form (This choice means you also choose not to carry back any alternative tax NOL. Clues fill 1040x form ) To make this choice, attach a statement to your original return filed by the due date (including extensions) for the NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form This statement must show that you are choosing to waive the carryback period under section 172(b)(3). Clues fill 1040x form If you filed your original return on time but did not file the statement with it, you can make this choice on an amended return filed within 6 months of the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Clues fill 1040x form Attach a statement to your amended return, and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Clues fill 1040x form 9100-2” at the top of the statement. Clues fill 1040x form Once you choose to waive the carryback period, it generally is irrevocable. Clues fill 1040x form If you choose to waive the carryback period for more than one NOL, you must make a separate choice and attach a separate statement for each NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form If you do not file this statement on time, you cannot waive the carryback period. Clues fill 1040x form How To Carry an NOL Back or Forward If you choose to carry back the NOL, you must first carry the entire NOL to the earliest carryback year. Clues fill 1040x form If your NOL is not used up, you can carry the rest to the next earliest carryback year, and so on. Clues fill 1040x form If you waive the carryback period or do not use up the NOL in the carryback period, carry forward what remains of the NOL to the 20 tax years following the NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form Start by carrying it to the first tax year after the NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form If you do not use it up, carry the unused part to the next year. Clues fill 1040x form Continue to carry any unused part of the NOL forward until the NOL is used up or you complete the 20-year carryforward period. Clues fill 1040x form Example 1. Clues fill 1040x form You started your business as a sole proprietor in 2013 and had a $42,000 NOL for the year. Clues fill 1040x form No part of the NOL qualifies for the 3-year, 5-year, or 10-year carryback. Clues fill 1040x form You begin using your NOL in 2011, the second year before the NOL year, as shown in the following chart. Clues fill 1040x form Year   Carryback/  Carryover Unused  Loss 2011 $42,000 $40,000 2012 40,000 37,000 2013 (NOL year)     2014 37,000 31,500 2015 31,500 22,500 2016 22,500 12,700 2017 12,700 4,000 2018 4,000 -0- If your loss were larger, you could carry it forward until the year 2033. Clues fill 1040x form If you still had an unused 2013 carryforward after the year 2033, you would not be allowed to deduct it. Clues fill 1040x form Example 2. Clues fill 1040x form Assume the same facts as in Example 1 , except that $4,000 of the NOL is attributable to a casualty loss and this loss qualifies for a 3-year carryback period. Clues fill 1040x form You begin using the $4,000 in 2010. Clues fill 1040x form As shown in the following chart, $3,000 of this NOL is used in 2010. Clues fill 1040x form The remaining $1,000 is carried to 2011 with the $38,000 NOL that you must begin using in 2011. Clues fill 1040x form Year   Carryback/  Carryover Unused  Loss 2010 $4,000 $1,000 2011 39,000 37,000 2012 37,000 34,000 2013 (NOL year)     2014 34,000 28,500 2015 28,500 19,500 2016 19,500 9,700 2017 9,700 1,000 2018 1,000 -0- How To Claim an NOL Deduction If you have not already carried the NOL to an earlier year, your NOL deduction is the total NOL. Clues fill 1040x form If you carried the NOL to an earlier year, your NOL deduction is the carried over NOL minus the NOL amount you used in the earlier year or years. Clues fill 1040x form If you carry more than one NOL to the same year, your NOL deduction is the total of these carrybacks and carryovers. Clues fill 1040x form NOL resulting in no taxable income. Clues fill 1040x form   If your NOL is more than the taxable income of the year you carry it to (figured before deducting the NOL), you generally will have an NOL carryover to the next year. Clues fill 1040x form See How To Figure an NOL Carryover , later, to determine how much NOL you have used and how much you carry to the next year. Clues fill 1040x form Deducting a Carryback If you carry back your NOL, you can use either Form 1045 or Form 1040X. Clues fill 1040x form You can get your refund faster by using Form 1045, but you have a shorter time to file it. Clues fill 1040x form You can use Form 1045 to apply an NOL to all carryback years. Clues fill 1040x form If you use Form 1040X, you must use a separate Form 1040X for each carryback year to which you apply the NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Estates and trusts that do not file Form 1045 must file an amended Form 1041 (instead of Form 1040X) for each carryback year to which NOLs are applied. Clues fill 1040x form Use a copy of the appropriate year's Form 1041, check the “Amended return” box, and follow the Form 1041 instructions for amended returns. Clues fill 1040x form Include the NOL deduction with other deductions not subject to the 2% limit (line 15a). Clues fill 1040x form Also, see the special procedures for filing an amended return due to an NOL carryback, explained under Form 1040X , later. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1045. Clues fill 1040x form   You can apply for a quick refund by filing Form 1045. Clues fill 1040x form This form results in a tentative adjustment of tax in the carryback year. Clues fill 1040x form See the Illustrated Form 1045 . Clues fill 1040x form at the end of this discussion. Clues fill 1040x form   If the IRS refunds or credits an amount to you from Form 1045 and later determines that the refund or credit is too much, the IRS may assess and collect the excess immediately. Clues fill 1040x form   Generally, you must file Form 1045 on or after the date you file your tax return for the NOL year, but not later than one year after the end of the NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form If the last day of the NOL year falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, the form will be considered timely if postmarked on the next business day. Clues fill 1040x form For example, if you are a calendar year taxpayer with a carryback from 2013 to 2011, you must file Form 1045 on or after the date you file your tax return for 2013, but no later than December 31, 2014. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1040X. Clues fill 1040x form   If you do not file Form 1045, you can file Form 1040X to get a refund of tax because of an NOL carryback. Clues fill 1040x form File Form 1040X within 3 years after the due date, including extensions, for filing the return for the NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form For example, if you are a calendar year taxpayer and filed your 2011 return by the April 15, 2012, due date, you must file a claim for refund of 2008 tax because of an NOL carryback from 2011 by April 15, 2015. Clues fill 1040x form   Attach a computation of your NOL using Form 1045, Schedule A, and, if it applies, your NOL carryover using Form 1045, Schedule B, discussed later . Clues fill 1040x form Refiguring your tax. Clues fill 1040x form   To refigure your total tax liability for a carryback year, first refigure your adjusted gross income for that year. Clues fill 1040x form (On Form 1045, use lines 10 and 11 and the “After carryback” column for the applicable carryback year. Clues fill 1040x form ) Use your adjusted gross income after applying the NOL deduction to refigure income or deduction items that are based on, or limited to, a percentage of your adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form Refigure the following items. Clues fill 1040x form The special allowance for passive activity losses from rental real estate activities. Clues fill 1040x form Taxable social security and tier 1 railroad retirement benefits. Clues fill 1040x form IRA deductions. Clues fill 1040x form Excludable savings bond interest. Clues fill 1040x form Excludable employer-provided adoption benefits. Clues fill 1040x form The student loan interest deduction. Clues fill 1040x form The tuition and fees deduction. Clues fill 1040x form   If more than one of these items apply, refigure them in the order listed above, using your adjusted gross income after applying the NOL deduction and any previous item. Clues fill 1040x form (Enter your NOL deduction on Form 1045, line 10. Clues fill 1040x form On line 11, using the “After carryback” column, enter your adjusted gross income refigured after applying the NOL deduction and after refiguring any above items. Clues fill 1040x form )   Next, refigure your taxable income. Clues fill 1040x form (On Form 1045, use lines 12 through 15 and the “After carryback” column. Clues fill 1040x form ) Use your refigured adjusted gross income (Form 1045, line 11, using the “After carryback” column) to refigure certain deductions and other items that are based on or limited to a percentage of your adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form Refigure the following items. Clues fill 1040x form The itemized deduction for medical expenses. Clues fill 1040x form The itemized deduction for qualified mortgage insurance premiums. Clues fill 1040x form The itemized deduction for casualty losses. Clues fill 1040x form Miscellaneous itemized deductions subject to the 2% limit. Clues fill 1040x form The overall limit on itemized deductions (do not apply to carryback years beginning after December 31, 2009). Clues fill 1040x form The phaseout of the deduction for exemptions (do not apply to carryback years beginning after December 31, 2009). Clues fill 1040x form Qualified motor vehicle tax (do not apply to carryback years beginning after December 31, 2009). Clues fill 1040x form    Do not refigure the itemized deduction for charitable contributions. Clues fill 1040x form   Finally, use your refigured taxable income (Form 1045, line 15, using the “After carryback” column) to refigure your total tax liability. Clues fill 1040x form Refigure your income tax, your alternative minimum tax, and any credits that are based on or limited by your adjusted gross income (AGI), modified adjusted gross income (MAGI), or tax liability. Clues fill 1040x form (On Form 1045, use lines 16 through 25, and the “After carryback” column. Clues fill 1040x form ) The earned income credit, for example, may be affected by changes to adjusted gross income or the amount of tax (or both) and, therefore, must be recomputed. Clues fill 1040x form If you become eligible for a credit because of the carryback, complete the form for that specific credit (such as the EIC Worksheet) for that year. Clues fill 1040x form   While it is necessary to refigure your income tax, alternative minimum tax, and credits, do not refigure your self-employment tax. Clues fill 1040x form Deducting a Carryforward If you carry forward your NOL to a tax year after the NOL year, list your NOL deduction as a negative figure on the “Other income” line of Form 1040 or Form 1040NR (line 21 for 2013). Clues fill 1040x form Estates and trusts include an NOL deduction on Form 1041 with other deductions not subject to the 2% limit (line 15a for 2013). Clues fill 1040x form You must attach a statement that shows all the important facts about the NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Your statement should include a computation showing how you figured the NOL deduction. Clues fill 1040x form If you deduct more than one NOL in the same year, your statement must cover each of them. Clues fill 1040x form Change in Marital Status If you and your spouse were not married to each other in all years involved in figuring NOL carrybacks and carryovers, only the spouse who had the loss can take the NOL deduction. Clues fill 1040x form If you file a joint return, the NOL deduction is limited to the income of that spouse. Clues fill 1040x form For example, if your marital status changes because of death or divorce, and in a later year you have an NOL, you can carry back that loss only to the part of the income reported on the joint return (filed with your former spouse) that was related to your taxable income. Clues fill 1040x form After you deduct the NOL in the carryback year, the joint rates apply to the resulting taxable income. Clues fill 1040x form Refund limit. Clues fill 1040x form   If you are not married in the NOL year (or are married to a different spouse), and in the carryback year you were married and filed a joint return, your refund for the overpaid joint tax may be limited. Clues fill 1040x form You can claim a refund for the difference between your share of the refigured tax and your contribution toward the tax paid on the joint return. Clues fill 1040x form The refund cannot be more than the joint overpayment. Clues fill 1040x form Attach a statement showing how you figured your refund. Clues fill 1040x form Figuring your share of a joint tax liability. Clues fill 1040x form   There are five steps for figuring your share of the refigured joint tax liability. Clues fill 1040x form Figure your total tax as though you had filed as married filing separately. Clues fill 1040x form Figure your spouse's total tax as though your spouse had also filed as married filing separately. Clues fill 1040x form Add the amounts in (1) and (2). Clues fill 1040x form Divide the amount in (1) by the amount in (3). Clues fill 1040x form Multiply the refigured tax on your joint return by the amount figured in (4). Clues fill 1040x form This is your share of the joint tax liability. Clues fill 1040x form Figuring your contribution toward tax paid. Clues fill 1040x form   Unless you have an agreement or clear evidence of each spouse's contributions toward the payment of the joint tax liability, figure your contribution by adding the tax withheld on your wages and your share of joint estimated tax payments or tax paid with the return. Clues fill 1040x form If the original return for the carryback year resulted in an overpayment, reduce your contribution by your share of the tax refund. Clues fill 1040x form Figure your share of a joint payment or refund by the same method used in figuring your share of the joint tax liability. Clues fill 1040x form Use your taxable income as originally reported on the joint return in steps (1) and (2) above, and substitute the joint payment or refund for the refigured joint tax in step (5). Clues fill 1040x form Change in Filing Status If you and your spouse were married and filed a joint return for each year involved in figuring NOL carrybacks and carryovers, figure the NOL deduction on a joint return as you would for an individual. Clues fill 1040x form However, treat the NOL deduction as a joint NOL. Clues fill 1040x form If you and your spouse were married and filed separate returns for each year involved in figuring NOL carrybacks and carryovers, the spouse who sustained the loss may take the NOL deduction on a separate return. Clues fill 1040x form Special rules apply for figuring the NOL carrybacks and carryovers of married people whose filing status changes for any tax year involved in figuring an NOL carryback or carryover. Clues fill 1040x form Separate to joint return. Clues fill 1040x form   If you and your spouse file a joint return for a carryback or carryforward year, and were married but filed separate returns for any of the tax years involved in figuring the NOL carryback or carryover, treat the separate carryback or carryover as a joint carryback or carryover. Clues fill 1040x form Joint to separate returns. Clues fill 1040x form   If you and your spouse file separate returns for a carryback or carryforward year, but filed a joint return for any or all of the tax years involved in figuring the NOL carryover, figure each of your carryovers separately. Clues fill 1040x form Joint return in NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form   Figure each spouse's share of the joint NOL through the following steps. Clues fill 1040x form Figure each spouse's NOL as if he or she filed a separate return. Clues fill 1040x form See How To Figure an NOL , earlier. Clues fill 1040x form If only one spouse has an NOL, stop here. Clues fill 1040x form All of the joint NOL is that spouse's NOL. Clues fill 1040x form If both spouses have an NOL, multiply the joint NOL by a fraction, the numerator of which is spouse A's NOL figured in (1) and the denominator of which is the total of the spouses' NOLs figured in (1). Clues fill 1040x form The result is spouse A's share of the joint NOL. Clues fill 1040x form The rest of the joint NOL is spouse B's share. Clues fill 1040x form Example 1. Clues fill 1040x form Mark and Nancy are married and file a joint return for 2013. Clues fill 1040x form They have an NOL of $5,000. Clues fill 1040x form They carry the NOL back to 2011, a year in which Mark and Nancy filed separate returns. Clues fill 1040x form Figured separately, Nancy's 2013 deductions were more than her income, and Mark's income was more than his deductions. Clues fill 1040x form Mark does not have any NOL to carry back. Clues fill 1040x form Nancy can carry back the entire $5,000 NOL to her 2011 separate return. Clues fill 1040x form Example 2. Clues fill 1040x form Assume the same facts as in Example 1 , except that both Mark and Nancy had deductions in 2013 that were more than their income. Clues fill 1040x form Figured separately, his NOL is $1,800 and her NOL is $3,000. Clues fill 1040x form The sum of their separate NOLs ($4,800) is less than their $5,000 joint NOL because his deductions included a $200 net capital loss that is not allowed in figuring his separate NOL. Clues fill 1040x form The loss is allowed in figuring their joint NOL because it was offset by Nancy's capital gains. Clues fill 1040x form Mark's share of their $5,000 joint NOL is $1,875 ($5,000 × $1,800/$4,800) and Nancy's is $3,125 ($5,000 − $1,875). Clues fill 1040x form Joint return in previous carryback or carryforward year. Clues fill 1040x form   If only one spouse had an NOL deduction on the previous year's joint return, all of the joint carryover is that spouse's carryover. Clues fill 1040x form If both spouses had an NOL deduction (including separate carryovers of a joint NOL, figured as explained in the previous discussion ), figure each spouse's share of the joint carryover through the following steps. Clues fill 1040x form Figure each spouse's modified taxable income as if he or she filed a separate return. Clues fill 1040x form See Modified taxable income under How To Figure an NOL Carryover , later. Clues fill 1040x form Multiply the joint modified taxable income you used to figure the joint carryover by a fraction, the numerator of which is spouse A's modified taxable income figured in (1) and the denominator of which is the total of the spouses' modified taxable incomes figured in (1). Clues fill 1040x form This is spouse A's share of the joint modified taxable income. Clues fill 1040x form Subtract the amount figured in (2) from the joint modified taxable income. Clues fill 1040x form This is spouse B's share of the joint modified taxable income. Clues fill 1040x form Reduce the amount figured in (3), but not below zero, by spouse B's NOL deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Add the amounts figured in (2) and (4). Clues fill 1040x form Subtract the amount figured in (5) from spouse A's NOL deduction. Clues fill 1040x form This is spouse A's share of the joint carryover. Clues fill 1040x form The rest of the joint carryover is spouse B's share. Clues fill 1040x form Example. Clues fill 1040x form Sam and Wanda filed a joint return for 2011 and separate returns for 2012 and 2013. Clues fill 1040x form In 2013, Sam had an NOL of $18,000 and Wanda had an NOL of $2,000. Clues fill 1040x form They choose to carry back both NOLs 2 years to their 2011 joint return and claim a $20,000 NOL deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Their joint modified taxable income (MTI) for 2011 is $15,000, and their joint NOL carryover to 2012 is $5,000 ($20,000 – $15,000). Clues fill 1040x form Sam and Wanda each figure their separate MTI for 2011 as if they had filed separate returns. Clues fill 1040x form Then they figure their shares of the $5,000 carryover as follows. Clues fill 1040x form Step 1. Clues fill 1040x form   Sam's separate MTI $9,000 Wanda's separate MTI + 3,000 Total MTI $12,000 Step 2. Clues fill 1040x form   Joint MTI $15,000 Sam's MTI ÷ total MTI ($9,000 ÷ $12,000) × . Clues fill 1040x form 75 Sam's share of joint MTI $11,250 Step 3. Clues fill 1040x form   Joint MTI $15,000 Sam's share of joint MTI − 11,250 Wanda's share of joint MTI $3,750 Step 4. Clues fill 1040x form   Wanda's share of joint MTI $3,750 Wanda's NOL deduction − 2,000 Wanda's remaining share $1,750 Step 5. Clues fill 1040x form   Sam's share of joint MTI $11,250 Wanda's remaining share + 1,750 Joint MTI to be offset $13,000 Step 6. Clues fill 1040x form   Sam's NOL deduction $18,000 Joint MTI to be offset − 13,000 Sam's carryover to 2012 $5,000 Joint carryover to 2012 $5,000 Sam's carryover − 5,000 Wanda's carryover to 2012 $-0- Wanda's $2,000 NOL deduction offsets $2,000 of her $3,750 share of the joint modified taxable income and is completely used up. Clues fill 1040x form She has no carryover to 2012. Clues fill 1040x form Sam's $18,000 NOL deduction offsets all of his $11,250 share of joint modified taxable income and the remaining $1,750 of Wanda's share. Clues fill 1040x form His carryover to 2012 is $5,000. Clues fill 1040x form Illustrated Form 1045 The following example illustrates how to use Form 1045 to claim an NOL deduction in a carryback year. Clues fill 1040x form It includes a filled-in page 1 of Form 1045. Clues fill 1040x form Example. Clues fill 1040x form Martha Sanders is a self-employed contractor. Clues fill 1040x form Martha's 2013 deductions are more than her 2013 income because of a business loss. Clues fill 1040x form She uses Form 1045 to carry back her NOL 2 years and claim an NOL deduction in 2011. Clues fill 1040x form Her filing status in both years was single. Clues fill 1040x form See the filled-in Form 1045 later. Clues fill 1040x form Martha figures her 2013 NOL on Form 1045, Schedule A (not shown). Clues fill 1040x form (For an example using Form 1045, Schedule A, see Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule A under How To Figure an NOL , earlier. Clues fill 1040x form ) She enters the $10,000 NOL from Form 1045, Schedule A, line 25, on Form 1045, line 1a. Clues fill 1040x form Martha completes lines 10 through 25, using the “Before carryback” column under the column for the second preceding tax year ended 12/31/11 on page 1 of Form 1045 using the following amounts from her 2011 return. Clues fill 1040x form 2011 Adjusted gross income $50,000 Itemized deductions:     Medical expenses [$6,000 − ($50,000 × 7. Clues fill 1040x form 5%)] $2,250   State income tax + 2,000   Real estate tax + 4,000   Home mortgage interest + 5,000   Total itemized deductions $13,250 Exemption $3,700 Income tax $4,550 Self-employment tax $6,120   Martha refigures her taxable income for 2011 after carrying back her 2013 NOL as follows: 2011 Adjusted gross income $50,000 Less:     NOL from 2013 −10,000 2011 Adjusted gross income after carryback $40,000 Less:     Itemized deductions:     Medical expenses [$6,000 − ($40,000 × 7. Clues fill 1040x form 5%)] $3,000   State income tax + 2,000   Real estate tax + 4,000   Home mortgage interest + 5,000   Total itemized deductions −14,000 Less:     Exemption − 3,700 2011 Taxable income after carryback $22,300 Martha then completes lines 10 through 25, using the “After carryback” column under the column for the second preceding tax year ended 12/31/11. Clues fill 1040x form On line 10, Martha enters her $10,000 NOL deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Her new adjusted gross income on line 11 is $40,000 ($50,000 − $10,000). Clues fill 1040x form To complete line 12, she must refigure her medical expense deduction using her new adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form Her refigured medical expense deduction is $3,000 [$6,000 − ($40,000 × 7. Clues fill 1040x form 5%)]. Clues fill 1040x form This increases her total itemized deductions to $14,000 [$13,250 + ($3,000 − $2,250)]. Clues fill 1040x form Martha uses her refigured taxable income ($22,300) from line 15, and the tax tables in her 2011 Form 1040 instructions to find her income tax. Clues fill 1040x form She enters the new amount, $2,924, on line 16, and her new total tax liability, $9,044, on line 25. Clues fill 1040x form Martha used up her $10,000 NOL in 2011 so she does not complete a column for the first preceding tax year ended 12/31/2012. Clues fill 1040x form The decrease in tax because of her NOL deduction (line 27) is $1,612. Clues fill 1040x form Martha files Form 1045 after filing her 2013 return, but no later than December 31, 2014. Clues fill 1040x form She mails it to the Internal Revenue Service Center for the place where she lives as shown in the 2013 instructions for Form 1040 and attaches a copy of her 2013 return (including the applicable forms and schedules). Clues fill 1040x form This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Clues fill 1040x form Please click the link to view the image. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1045, page 1 How To Figure an NOL Carryover If your NOL is more than your taxable income for the year to which you carry it (figured before deducting the NOL), you may have an NOL carryover. Clues fill 1040x form You must make certain modifications to your taxable income to determine how much NOL you will use up in that year and how much you can carry over to the next tax year. Clues fill 1040x form Your carryover is the excess of your NOL deduction over your modified taxable income for the carryback or carryforward year. Clues fill 1040x form If your NOL deduction includes more than one NOL, apply the NOLs against your modified taxable income in the same order in which you incurred them, starting with the earliest. Clues fill 1040x form Modified taxable income. Clues fill 1040x form   Your modified taxable income is your taxable income figured with the following changes. Clues fill 1040x form You cannot claim an NOL deduction for the NOL carryover you are figuring or for any later NOL. Clues fill 1040x form You cannot claim a deduction for capital losses in excess of your capital gains. Clues fill 1040x form Also, you must increase your taxable income by the amount of any section 1202 exclusion. Clues fill 1040x form You cannot claim the domestic production activities deduction. Clues fill 1040x form You cannot claim a deduction for your exemptions for yourself, your spouse, or dependents. Clues fill 1040x form You must figure any item affected by the amount of your adjusted gross income after making the changes in (1), (2), and (3), above, and certain other changes to your adjusted gross income that result from (1), (2), and (3). Clues fill 1040x form This includes income and deduction items used to figure adjusted gross income (for example, IRA deductions), as well as certain itemized deductions. Clues fill 1040x form To figure a charitable contribution deduction, do not include deductions for NOL carrybacks in the change in (1) but do include deductions for NOL carryforwards from tax years before the NOL year. Clues fill 1040x form   Your taxable income as modified cannot be less than zero. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1045, Schedule B. Clues fill 1040x form   You can use Form 1045, Schedule B, to figure your modified taxable income for carryback years and your carryover from each of those years. Clues fill 1040x form Do not use Form 1045, Schedule B, for a carryforward year. Clues fill 1040x form If your 2013 return includes an NOL deduction from an NOL year before 2013 that reduced your taxable income to zero (to less than zero, if an estate or trust), see NOL Carryover From 2013 to 2014 , later. Clues fill 1040x form Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule B The following example illustrates how to figure an NOL carryover from a carryback year. Clues fill 1040x form It includes a filled-in Form 1045, Schedule B. Clues fill 1040x form Example. Clues fill 1040x form Ida Brown runs a small clothing shop. Clues fill 1040x form In 2013, she has an NOL of $36,000 that she carries back to 2011. Clues fill 1040x form She has no other carrybacks or carryforwards to 2011. Clues fill 1040x form Ida's adjusted gross income in 2011 was $35,000, consisting of her salary of $36,000 minus a $1,000 capital loss deduction. Clues fill 1040x form She is single and claimed only one personal exemption of $3,700. Clues fill 1040x form During that year, she gave $1,450 in charitable contributions. Clues fill 1040x form Her medical expenses were $3,000. Clues fill 1040x form She also deducted $1,650 in taxes and $3,125 in home mortgage interest. Clues fill 1040x form Her deduction for charitable contributions was not limited because her contributions, $1,450, were less than 50% of her adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form The deduction for medical expenses was limited to expenses over 7. Clues fill 1040x form 5% of adjusted gross income (. Clues fill 1040x form 075 × $35,000 = $2,625; $3,000 − $2,625 = $375). Clues fill 1040x form The deductions for taxes and home mortgage interest were not subject to any limits. Clues fill 1040x form She was able to claim $6,600 ($1,450 + $375 + $1,650 + $3,125) in itemized deductions and a personal exemption deduction of $3,700 for 2011. Clues fill 1040x form She had no other deductions in 2011 (except the NOL deduction). Clues fill 1040x form Her taxable income (figured without the NOL deduction) for the year was $24,700. Clues fill 1040x form Ida's adjusted gross income in 2012 was $9,325, consisting of net business income from the clothing shop of $12,325 and a net capital loss of $3,000. Clues fill 1040x form She did not itemize her deductions in 2012. Clues fill 1040x form She deducted the standard deduction of $5,950 and the personal exemption deduction of $3,800. Clues fill 1040x form She had no other deductions in 2012 (other than the NOL deduction). Clues fill 1040x form Her taxable income, therefore, was ($425). Clues fill 1040x form Ida's $36,000 carryback will result in her having 2011 taxable income of zero. Clues fill 1040x form She then completes the column for the second preceding tax year ended 12/31/11 on Form 1045, Schedule B, to figure how much of her NOL she uses up in 2011 and how much she can carry over to 2012. Clues fill 1040x form She completes the column for the first preceding tax year ended 12/31/12. Clues fill 1040x form See the illustrated Form 1045, Schedule B , shown later. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 1. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters $36,000, her 2013 net operating loss, on line 1. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 2. Clues fill 1040x form She enters $24,700, her 2011 taxable income (figured without the NOL deduction), on line 2. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 3. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters her net capital loss deduction of $1,000 on line 3. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, lines 4 and 5. Clues fill 1040x form Ida had no section 1202 exclusion or domestic production activities deduction in 2011. Clues fill 1040x form She enters zero on lines 4 and 5. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 6. Clues fill 1040x form Although Ida's entry on line 3 modifies her adjusted gross income, that does not affect any other items included in her adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters zero on line 6. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 7. Clues fill 1040x form Ida had itemized deductions and entered $1,000 on line 3, so she completes lines 11 through 38 to figure her adjustment to itemized deductions. Clues fill 1040x form On line 7, she enters the total adjustment from line 38. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 8. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters the deduction for her personal exemption of $3,700 for 2011. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 9. Clues fill 1040x form After combining lines 2 through 8, Ida's modified taxable income is $29,475. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 10. Clues fill 1040x form Ida figures her carryover to 2012 by subtracting her modified taxable income (line 9) from her NOL deduction (line 1). Clues fill 1040x form She enters the $6,525 carryover on line 10. Clues fill 1040x form She also enters the $6,525 as her NOL deduction for 2012 on Form 1045, page 1, line 10, in the “After carryback” column under the column for the first preceding tax year ended 12/31/12. Clues fill 1040x form (For an illustrated example of page 1 of Form 1045, see Illustrated Form 1045 under How To Claim an NOL Deduction , earlier. Clues fill 1040x form ) Next, Ida completes column 2 for the first preceding tax year ended 12/31/12. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 11. Clues fill 1040x form Ida's adjusted gross income for 2011 was $35,000. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 12. Clues fill 1040x form She adds lines 3 through 6 and enters $1,000 on line 12. Clues fill 1040x form (This is her net capital loss deduction added back, which modifies her adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form ) Column 1, line 13. Clues fill 1040x form Her modified adjusted gross income for 2011 is now $36,000. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 14. Clues fill 1040x form On her 2011 tax return, she deducted $375 as medical expenses. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 15. Clues fill 1040x form Her actual medical expenses were $3,000. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 16. Clues fill 1040x form She multiplies her modified adjusted gross income, $36,000, by . Clues fill 1040x form 075. Clues fill 1040x form She enters $2,700 on line 16. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 17. Clues fill 1040x form She substracts $2,700 from her actual medical expenses, $3,000. Clues fill 1040x form She enters $300 on line 17. Clues fill 1040x form This is her modified medical deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 18. Clues fill 1040x form The difference between her medical deduction and her modified medical deduction is $75. Clues fill 1040x form She enters this on line 18. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, lines 19 through 21. Clues fill 1040x form Ida had no deduction for qualified mortgage insurance premiums in 2011. Clues fill 1040x form She skips lines 19 and 20 and enters zero on line 21. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 22. Clues fill 1040x form She enters her modified adjusted gross income of $36,000 on line 22. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 23. Clues fill 1040x form She had no other carrybacks to 2011 and enters zero on line 23. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 24. Clues fill 1040x form Her modified adjusted gross income remains $36,000. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 25. Clues fill 1040x form Her actual contributions for 2011 were $1,450, which she enters on line 25. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 26. Clues fill 1040x form She now refigures her charitable contributions based on her modified adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form Her contributions are well below the 50% limit, so she enters $1,450 on line 26. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 27. Clues fill 1040x form The difference is zero. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, lines 28 through 37. Clues fill 1040x form Ida had no casualty losses or deductions for miscellaneous items in 2011. Clues fill 1040x form She skips lines 28 through 31 and lines 33 through 36. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters zero on lines 32 and 37. Clues fill 1040x form Column 1, line 38. Clues fill 1040x form She combines lines 18, 21, 27, 32, and 37 and enters $75 on line 38. Clues fill 1040x form She carries this figure to line 7. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, line 1. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters $6,525, the carryback of her 2013 NOL to 2012, from column 1, line 10, on line 1. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, line 2. Clues fill 1040x form She enters ($425), her 2012 taxable income, on line 2. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, line 3. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters her net capital loss deduction of $3,000 on line 3. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, lines 4 and 5. Clues fill 1040x form Ida had no section 1202 exclusion or domestic production activities deduction in 2012. Clues fill 1040x form She enters zero on lines 4 and 5. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, line 6. Clues fill 1040x form Although Ida's entry on line 3 modifies her adjusted gross income, that does not affect any other items included in her adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters zero on line 6. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, line 7. Clues fill 1040x form Because Ida did not itemize deductions on her 2012 tax return, she enters zero on line 7. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, line 8. Clues fill 1040x form Ida enters the deduction for her personal exemption of $3,800 for 2012. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, line 9. Clues fill 1040x form After combining lines 2 through 8, Ida's modified taxable income is $6,375. Clues fill 1040x form Column 2, line 10. Clues fill 1040x form Ida figures her carryforward to 2014 by subtracting her modified taxable income (line 9) from her NOL deduction (line 1). Clues fill 1040x form She enters the $150 carryover on line 10. Clues fill 1040x form This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Clues fill 1040x form Please click the link to view the image. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1045, page 3 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Clues fill 1040x form Please click the link to view the image. Clues fill 1040x form Form 1045, page 4 NOL Carryover From 2013 to 2014 If you had an NOL deduction carried forward from a year prior to 2013 that resulted in your having taxable income on your 2013 return of zero (of less than zero, if an estate or trust), complete Table 1 , Worksheet for NOL Carryover From 2013 to 2014, on the following pages. Clues fill 1040x form It will help you figure your NOL to carry to 2014. Clues fill 1040x form Keep the worksheet for your records. Clues fill 1040x form Worksheet Instructions At the top of the worksheet, enter the NOL year for which you are figuring the carryover. Clues fill 1040x form More than one NOL. Clues fill 1040x form   If your 2013 NOL deduction includes amounts for more than one loss year, complete this worksheet only for one loss year. Clues fill 1040x form To determine which year, start with your earliest NOL and subtract each NOL separately from your taxable income figured without the NOL deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Complete this worksheet for the earliest NOL that results in your having taxable income below zero. Clues fill 1040x form Your NOL carryover to 2014 is the total of the amount on line 10 of the worksheet and all later NOL amounts. Clues fill 1040x form Example. Clues fill 1040x form Your taxable income for 2013 is $5,000 without your $9,000 NOL deduction. Clues fill 1040x form Your NOL deduction includes a $2,000 carryover from 2011 and a $7,000 carryover from 2012. Clues fill 1040x form Subtract your 2011 NOL of $2,000 from $5,000. Clues fill 1040x form This gives you taxable income of $3,000. Clues fill 1040x form Your 2011 NOL is now completely used up. Clues fill 1040x form Subtract your $7,000 2012 NOL from $3,000. Clues fill 1040x form This gives you taxable income of ($4,000). Clues fill 1040x form You now complete the worksheet for your 2012 NOL. Clues fill 1040x form Your NOL carryover to 2014 is the unused part of your 2012 NOL from line 10 of the worksheet. Clues fill 1040x form Line 2. Clues fill 1040x form   Treat your NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and later years as a positive amount. Clues fill 1040x form Add it to your negative taxable income (figured without the NOL deduction). Clues fill 1040x form Enter the result on line 2. Clues fill 1040x form Line 6. Clues fill 1040x form   You must refigure the following income and deductions based on adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form The special allowance for passive activity losses from rental real estate activities. Clues fill 1040x form Taxable social security and tier 1 railroad retirement benefits. Clues fill 1040x form IRA deductions. Clues fill 1040x form Excludable savings bond interest. Clues fill 1040x form Excludable employer-provided adoption benefits. Clues fill 1040x form The student loan interest deduction. Clues fill 1040x form The tuition and fees deduction. Clues fill 1040x form   If none of these items apply to you, enter zero on line 6. Clues fill 1040x form Otherwise, increase your adjusted gross income by the total of lines 3 through 5 and your NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and later years. Clues fill 1040x form Using this increased adjusted gross income, refigure the items that apply, in the order listed above. Clues fill 1040x form Your adjustment for each item is the difference between the refigured amount and the amount included on your return. Clues fill 1040x form Combine the adjustments for previous items with your adjusted gross income before refiguring the next item. Clues fill 1040x form Keep a record of your computations. Clues fill 1040x form   Enter your total adjustments for the above items on line 6. Clues fill 1040x form Line 7. Clues fill 1040x form   Enter zero if you claimed the standard deduction or the amounts on lines 3 through 5 are zero. Clues fill 1040x form Otherwise, use lines 11 through 33 of the worksheet to figure the amount to enter on this line. Clues fill 1040x form Complete only those sections that apply to you. Clues fill 1040x form Estates and trusts. Clues fill 1040x form   Enter zero on line 7 if you did not claim any miscellaneous deductions on Form 1041, line 15c, or a casualty or theft loss. Clues fill 1040x form Otherwise, refigure these deductions by substituting modified adjusted gross income (see below ) for adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form Subtract the recomputed deductions from those claimed on the return. Clues fill 1040x form Enter the result on line 7. Clues fill 1040x form Modified adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form   To refigure miscellaneous itemized deductions of an estate or trust (Form 1041, line 15c), modified adjusted gross income is the total of the following amounts. Clues fill 1040x form The adjusted gross income on the return. Clues fill 1040x form The amounts from lines 3 through 5 of the worksheet. Clues fill 1040x form The exemption amount from Form 1041, line 20. Clues fill 1040x form The NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and for later years. Clues fill 1040x form   To refigure the casualty and theft loss deduction of an estate or trust, modified adjusted gross income is the total of the following amounts. Clues fill 1040x form The adjusted gross income amount you used to figure the deduction claimed on the return. Clues fill 1040x form The amounts from lines 3 through 5 of the worksheet. Clues fill 1040x form The NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and for later years. Clues fill 1040x form Line 11. Clues fill 1040x form   Treat your NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and for later years as a positive amount. Clues fill 1040x form Add it to your adjusted gross income. Clues fill 1040x form Enter the result on line 11. Clues fill 1040x form Line 20. Clues fill 1040x form   Is your modified adjusted gross income from line 13 of this worksheet more than $100,000 ($50,000 if married filing separately)?   □ Yes. Clues fill 1040x form Your deduction is limited. Clues fill 1040x form Refigure your deduction using the Mortgage Insurance Premiums Deduction Worksheet in the 2013 Instructions for Form 1045. Clues fill 1040x form On line 2 of the Mortgage Insurance Premiums Deduction Worksheet, enter the amount from line 13 of this worksheet. Clues fill 1040x form   □ No. Clues fill 1040x form Your deduction is not limited. Clues fill 1040x form Enter the amount from line 19 on line 20 and enter -0- on line 21. Clues fill 1040x form Line 23. Clues fill 1040x form   If you had a contributions carryover from 2012 to 2013 and your NOL deduction includes an amount from an NOL year before 2012, you may have to reduce your contributions carryover. Clues fill 1040x form Reduce the contributions carryover by the amount of any adjustment you made to your 2012 charitable contributions deduction when figuring your NOL carryover to 2013. Clues fill 1040x form Use the reduced contributions carryover to figure the amount to enter on line 23. Clues fill 1040x form Please click here for the text description of the image. Clues fill 1040x form Worksheet for NOL Carryover Worksheet for NOL Carryover (Continued) How To Get Tax Help Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or a need for a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it: online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an IRS office or volunteer site near you. 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Clues fill 1040x form Use it to check your refund status, order transcripts of your tax returns or tax account, watch the IRS YouTube channel, get IRS news as soon as it's released to the public, subscribe to filing season updates or daily tax tips, and follow the IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, to get the latest federal tax news, including information about tax law changes and important IRS programs. Clues fill 1040x form Check the status of your 2013 refund with the Where's My Refund? application on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov or download the IRS2Go app and select the Refund Status option. Clues fill 1040x form The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Clues fill 1040x form Using these applications, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after we receive your e-filed return or 4 weeks after you mail a paper return. Clues fill 1040x form You will also be given a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Clues fill 1040x form The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Clues fill 1040x form Use the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) to research your tax questions. Clues fill 1040x form No need to wait on the phone or stand in line. Clues fill 1040x form The ITA is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides you with a variety of tax information related to general filing topics, deductions, credits, and income. Clues fill 1040x form When you reach the response screen, you can print the entire interview and the final response for your records. Clues fill 1040x form New subject areas are added on a regular basis. Clues fill 1040x form  Answers not provided through ITA may be found in Tax Trails, one of the Tax Topics on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov which contain general individual and business tax information or by searching the IRS Tax Map, which includes an international subject index. Clues fill 1040x form You can use the IRS Tax Map to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. Clues fill 1040x form The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. Clues fill 1040x form When the user searches the IRS Tax Map, they will be provided with links to related content in existing IRS publications, forms and instructions, questions and answers, and Tax Topics. Clues fill 1040x form Coming this filing season, you can immediately view and print for free all 5 types of individual federal tax transcripts (tax returns, tax account, record of account, wage and income statement, and certification of non-filing) using Get Transcript. Clues fill 1040x form You can also ask the IRS to mail a return or an account transcript to you. Clues fill 1040x form Only the mail option is available by choosing the Tax Records option on the IRS2Go app by selecting Mail Transcript on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov or by calling 1-800-908-9946. Clues fill 1040x form Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and the past three years. Clues fill 1040x form Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. Clues fill 1040x form Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. Clues fill 1040x form If you received the First Time Homebuyer Credit, you can use the First Time Homebuyer Credit Account Look-up tool for information on your repayments and account balance. Clues fill 1040x form Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. Clues fill 1040x form You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Clues fill 1040x form It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Clues fill 1040x form Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov. Clues fill 1040x form Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov for more information. Clues fill 1040x form Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. Clues fill 1040x form Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov. Clues fill 1040x form Use it if you've had too much or too little withheld, your personal situation has changed, you're starting a new job or you just want to see if you're having the right amount withheld. Clues fill 1040x form Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov. Clues fill 1040x form Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. Clues fill 1040x form Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. Clues fill 1040x form Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. Clues fill 1040x form An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Clues fill 1040x form Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. Clues fill 1040x form If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. Clues fill 1040x form Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Clues fill 1040x form Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Clues fill 1040x form Go to IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. Clues fill 1040x form Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. Clues fill 1040x form Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. Clues fill 1040x form Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. Clues fill 1040x form Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov and choose from a variety of options. Clues fill 1040x form Phone. Clues fill 1040x form    You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. Clues fill 1040x form Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Clues fill 1040x form Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov, or download the IRS2Go app. Clues fill 1040x form Low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Clues fill 1040x form The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Clues fill 1040x form Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. Clues fill 1040x form Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Clues fill 1040x form Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Clues fill 1040x form Call the automated Where's My Refund? information hotline to check the status of your 2013 refund 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-829-1954. Clues fill 1040x form If you e-file, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. Clues fill 1040x form The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Clues fill 1040x form Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Clues fill 1040x form Before you call this automated hotline, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can enter your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. Clues fill 1040x form The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Clues fill 1040x form Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. Clues fill 1040x form Our live phone and walk-in assistors can research the status of your refund only if it's been 21 days or more since you filed electronically or more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return. Clues fill 1040x form Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. Clues fill 1040x form You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Clues fill 1040x form It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Clues fill 1040x form Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). Clues fill 1040x form You should receive your order within 10 business days. Clues fill 1040x form Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. Clues fill 1040x form If, between January and April 15, you still have questions about the Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (like filing requirements, dependents, credits, Schedule D, pensions and IRAs or self-employment taxes), call 1-800-829-1040. Clues fill 1040x form Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. Clues fill 1040x form The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. Clues fill 1040x form These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. Clues fill 1040x form Walk-in. Clues fill 1040x form   You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in person. Clues fill 1040x form Products. Clues fill 1040x form You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. Clues fill 1040x form Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. Clues fill 1040x form Services. Clues fill 1040x form You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. Clues fill 1040x form An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Clues fill 1040x form Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. Clues fill 1040x form gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices for days and hours of operation, and services provided. Clues fill 1040x form Mail. Clues fill 1040x form   You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. Clues fill 1040x form You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. Clues fill 1040x form Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Clues fill 1040x form Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. Clues fill 1040x form The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. Clues fill 1040x form Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. Clues fill 1040x form   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. Clues fill 1040x form We know this process can be confusing, but the worst thing you can do is nothing at all! TAS can help if you can't resolve your tax problem and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. Clues fill 1040x form You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. Clues fill 1040x form You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. Clues fill 1040x form   If you qualify for our help, you'll be assigned to one advocate who'll be with you at every turn and will do everything possible to resolve your problem. Clues fill 1040x form Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. Clues fill 1040x form Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. Clues fill 1040x form Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. Clues fill 1040x form We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Clues fill 1040x form   How can you reach us? If you think TAS can help you, call your local advocate, whose number is in your local directory and at Taxpayer Advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. Clues fill 1040x form   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. Clues fill 1040x form If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System. Clues fill 1040x form Low Income Taxpayer Clinics Low Income